1998 No. 1702
The Companies (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1998
9th July 1998
Coming into force
3rd August 1998
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 287(3), 288(2) and 744 of the Companies Act 1985(1), hereby makes the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Companies (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1998, and shall come into force on 3rd August 1998.
2. Forms 287(I), 288ab(I) and 288c(I) in the Schedule to these Regulations, with such variation as circumstances require, are additional forms prescribed for the purposes of sections 287(3) and 288(2) of the Companies Act 1985(2).
for Secretary of State
Department of Trade and Industry
9th July 1998
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations prescribe additional forms for the purposes of sections 287 and 288 of the Companies Act 1985. The forms will take effect on 3rd August 1998. The forms are form 287(1) (change of registered office), form 288ab(1) (resignation/appointment of director or secretary) and form 288c(1) (change in the details of a director or secretary).
These additional forms enable use by the registrar of companies of Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) technology. The existing forms 287, 288a, 288b, 288c, 287 CYM, 288a CYM, 288b CYM and 288c CYM will remain prescribed for the delivery to the registrar of information pursuant to sections 287 and 288 of the Companies Act 1985.
1985 c. 6. Section 287 of the Companies Act 1985 was substituted by section 136 of the Companies Act 1989 (1989 c. 40). Section 288 was amended by sections 143(6) and 212 of, and Schedule 24 to, the Companies Act 1989. See the definition of “prescribed” in section 744 of the Companies Act 1985.
Forms 287 and 287 CYM are already prescribed for the purposes of section 287(3) by SIs 1995/736 and 1995/734. Forms 288a, 288b, 288c, 288a CYM, 288b CYM and 288c CYM are already prescribed for the purposes of section 288(2) by SIs 1995/736 and 1995/734.